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Latin America Remote Duel Extravaganza – FAQ
 
When:
Saturday, November 21st – 22nd, 2020
Where:
Locations listed here

Extravaganza Information (Saturday, November 21st, 2020)

  • What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza event?
  • Where and when is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?
  • Who should I contact if I have questions about Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?
  • What tournaments are taking place at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?
  • What is Remote Duel?
  • How long will each Remote Duel Match last?
  • What is a Swiss Round Tournament?
  • What is a Single-Elimination Tournament?
  • What is Speed Duel?
  • What are rules for Speed Duel Constructed Tournaments?
  • What are the rules for the Structure Deck Tournament?
  • What are the rules for Duel Links Tournaments?

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event (Sunday, November 22nd, 2020)

  • What is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • When and where is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event going to take place?
  • When do I turn in my Deck list for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • What is the attendance capacity for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • How much does it cost to enter the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • What is the format for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • How many rounds will the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event have?
  • What are the prizes for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
  • Will I need to complete and turn in a Deck List?

Card Legality

  • What cards are legal for play?
  • Can I use OCG cards (cards printed for use in Japan and other Asian territories) in my Deck?
  • Can I use foreign language cards in my Deck?

Miscellaneous

  • Is there any guidelines that I should follow for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?
  • I want to judge at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza instead of competing as a player – how can I participate?
  • Can I get a CARD GAME ID number at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza or will I need to have one before I attempt to register to play at one of the tournaments?
  • How do I receive prizing for events held during the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza weekend?
  • Will there be coverage at any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza events?

 


Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Information (Saturday, November 21st, 2020)

Q: What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza event?
A: At a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza weekend, Duelists will enjoy a variety of official Konami Public Events, such as Win-A-Mats, Extravaganza Win-A-Mat Tournaments, Speed Duel Tournaments, Structure Deck tournaments, and ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! tournaments that will take place on Saturday November 21st. On the following day, on Sunday November 22nd, Duelists will have the chance to compete in an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event that will award exclusive prizes, including invites to the Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier event to take place in the first quarter of 2021!

Q: Where and when is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Weekend?
A: The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza will be held remotely across the Americas using various Discord platforms based on your region.  For a complete listing of the locations and Discord servers, go to this page

Please note that you should participate in the Extravaganza on the Discord Server that is being hosted by an OTS of the country in which you reside. For example, if you reside in Mexico, you are welcome to join the Discord events for Mexico only.  If the country you live in is not hosting the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza, you are welcome to participate in any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event tournaments held in other countries within your Region (Central or South America), as long as the OTS is willing to ship participation and tournament prizing to that county, and that you are aware that getting your prizing can take longer than expected and might be subject to customs fees. Make sure to check with the OTS prior to registering.

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions about Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?
A: Please contact the local OTS that is running the Remote Duel Extravaganza in your country. Contact information can be found here: 

Q: What is Remote Duel?
A: You can find more details on Remote Duel on our website:

Q: What tournaments are taking place at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?

The following events will take place at all Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza events during Saturday November 21st:

Event

Registration
Fee

# of Duelists

Format

Prizing****

ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!*

Equivalent of 2 booster packs in your host country

32 Duelists**

Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Advanced Constructed Single-Elimination

Participation: Two (2) Booster Packs

1st Place: Non-Foil Yu-Gi-Oh! Giant Card and Free Entry to the Sunday Main Event.

Extravaganza Win-A-Mat Tournaments
(Ongoing)

 

Equivalent of 2 booster packs in your host country

16 Duelists

Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Advanced Constructed Single-Elimination

Participation: Two (2) Booster Packs

1st Place: Extravaganza Game Mat and Free Entry to the Sunday Main Event.

Speed Duel Constructed Tournaments (Ongoing)

Equivalent of 4 Speed Duel booster packs in your host country

4-8 Duelists

Remote Duel Speed Duel Constructed Format
Single-Elimination

Participation: Four (4) Speed Duel Booster Packs

1st Place: Speed Duel Coin and two (2) Speed Duel OTS Packs.

Structure Deck Tournaments
(Ongoing)

Equivalent of 2 booster packs in your host country

16 Duelists

Remote Duel Structure Deck Format
Single-Elimination

Participation: Two (2) Booster Packs

1st Place: Structure Deck: Sacred Beasts Game Mat.

Win-A-Mat Tournaments
(Ongoing)

Equivalent of 2 booster packs in your host country

16 Duelists

Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Advanced Constructed Single-Elimination

Participation: Two (2) Booster Packs

1st Place: Win-A-Mat and Free Entry to the Sunday Main Event.

Duel Links Tournaments

Equivalent of 2 booster packs in your host country

4-8 Duelists

Duel Links Format
Single-Elimination

Participation: Two (2) Booster Packs

1st Place: Speed Duel Coin

*These events require Deck Lists
**Maximum capacity may be raised to 64 or 128 at the Tournament Organizer’s discretion.
****All Prizing is while supplies last.

Speed Duel Coin

Structure Deck Game Mat

Win-A-Mat Game Mat

Extravaganza Game Mat

ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! PRIZES
(From Maximum Gold)

Apollousa, Bow of the Goddess

A: Only a limited number of each event will be offered at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza and the number of participants will be capped as listed above, so please make sure to log in to the Discord Server, based on your country of residence by 10:00AM on Saturday, November 21st and register for your favorite event!

The ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! will start as soon as the 32 seats are filled or by 3:00PM, whichever is earlier.

All winners of the various Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Advanced Constructed Public Events taking place on Saturday, November 21st of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza will get free entry into the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event to be played on Sunday November 22nd.

Q: How long will each Remote Duel Match last?
A: Each Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Remote Duel Match will be a best 2-out-of-3 Duel with a 50-minute time limit.

Each Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel Remote Duel Match will be a best 2-out-of-3 Duel with a 40-minute time limit.

Each Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Remote Duel Match will be a best 3-out-of-5 Duel with a 45-minute time limit.

Card Game

Games Played

Time Limit

Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME

Best 2-out-of-3

50 Minutes

Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel

Best 2-out-of-3

40 Minutes

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links

Best 3-out-of-5

45 Minutes

Q: What is a Swiss Round Tournament?
A: Players are paired off based on each player’s win/loss record. Players are not eliminated when they lose a match during Swiss tournaments – instead, they will continue to be paired against players with similar records for all remaining rounds of the event.

Q: What is a Single-Elimination Tournament?
A: Half of the tournament is eliminated after each round – the losing player is out of the tournament, while the winner goes on to the next round. This continues until only one player remains, which is then declared the winner.

Q: What is Speed Duel?
A: Speed Duel is a fast-paced way to play the physical card game. Following on the success of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links Mobile app, Speed Duel allows players to bring that style of play to the table. Whether you are new to the game or a long-time fan, players will be able to enjoy this version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duel using fewer cards and a smaller playing field to enjoy quick matches that are focused on characters from the show and uses Skill Cards to represent those Character’s effects on their matches. Whether you are a fan of the show, the mobile app, or the physical card game, Speed Duel can be enjoyed by experienced players and those new to the hobby!

For more information on Speed Duel click here.

Q: What are rules for Speed Duel Constructed Tournaments?
A: Duelists can bring their own Speed Duel Deck and play in a Constructed Speed Duel event. Similar to above:

  • Each Duelist begins the game with 4000 Life Points.
  • Each Duelist begins the game with four (4) cards as their starting hand.
  • Skill Card effects do not use the chain.
  • Each Duelist has three (3) Main Monster Zones, three (3) Spell & Trap Zones, and one (1) Field Zone.
  • The Duelist going first does not draw a card on their opening turn.
  • The hand size limit is six (6) cards.
  • Each Duelist may have an active Field Spell Card.

To build your own Constructed Speed Duel Deck, you will need to follow these requirements before entering an event.

  • Only cards with a Speed Duel Logo can be used in your Deck.
  • Your Deck includes the Main Deck and may include a Side Deck and/or Extra Deck.
  • You may not have more than three (3) copies of any card included in your Main Deck, Side Deck, and Extra Deck combined.
  • Your Main Deck must have a minimum of 20 cards, and a maximum of 30 cards (cards in the Side and Extra Decks do not count towards this total).
  • In a Constructed tournament, you may use a Side Deck consisting of 0 to 6 cards in addition to your Main Deck. Skill Cards can be included in your Side Deck.
  • If you choose not to use a Skill Card during the first Duel of a Match and you have Skill Cards in your Side Deck, you may use a Skill Card from the Side Deck as part of the Side Deck process for Game 2 or Game 3.
  • If you choose to use a Skill Card during the first Duel of a Match, you may opt not to use a Skill Card for subsequent Duels in the Match.
  • In a Constructed Tournament, you may use an Extra Deck consisting of 0 to 6 Extra Deck Monsters.

Q: What are the rules for a Structure Deck Tournament?
A:

  • In order to participate, each Duelist will need to already have a copy of a Structure Deck: Sacred Beasts.
  • Duelists are not allowed to swap out cards for different versions of the same cards. Duelists should play with the Deck as released.
  • The Duelists should already be familiar with their Decks prior to registering for the event. Duelists should sleeve their main Deck and Extra Deck, should they choose to do so, with tournament-legal sleeves, prior to registering for the event.

Deck Construction Rules

Main Deck Size

All Main Deck Cards

Extra Deck Size

All Extra Deck Cards

Forbidden/Limited List

The Advanced Format list does not apply.

Q: What are the Rules for Duel Links Tournaments?
A: This event allows you to bring your device and connect to others remotely for a Duel Links format, Single-Elimination event. Test your Deck builds in a Duel using the latest Duel Links Forbidden and Limited restrictions to compete for Duel Links Prize Pins!

  • Rounds will be played best of five (5) Duels.
  • Rounds will be 45 minutes long.

Between each Duel, you may use your Side Deck to alter your Deck for the next Duel.

  • Your Side Deck is every card in your collection.
  • Any changes can be made to the Deck between Duels of a Match, including the following:
    • Adding Cards
    • Subtracting Cards
    • Changing Legendary Duelist
    • Changing Character Skill
  • The Deck must be legal for play (appropriate number of cards in the Main and Side Deck, complies with the Forbidden and Limited list available within the Duel Links app)
  • If the Duelist believes there is an error or other issue with their Deck, they should contact a Judge immediately.
  • Failure to do this by the 5-minute mark may result in appropriate penalties.
  • Duelists are not required to revert their Deck back to its original Deck prior to the start of each Match. Players must have a Duel Links legal-for-play Deck prior to each played Game/Match.

In case of a disconnect, win/loss will be determined by the result given in-game.  If the app crashes, or both Duelists disconnect simultaneously and a win is not decided, the Duelists will restart that Duel using the same Decks.  Side Decking will not be allowed for that specific Duel.

Instructions on how the competitors can connect to the in-game Tournament Room will be provided once you are seated for the events.

Duelists will need to have the latest Duel Links app (v.5.0.0)installed on their device and reached Stage 4 or higher to participate in Tournaments.

 

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event (Sunday, November 22nd, 2020)

Q: What is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event is a large tournament that will occur across various countries in the Americas, where each participating country will have its own Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event (large countries like Mexico and Brazil will host several events*). This event will give players the chance to compete for exclusive prizes, including invites to the Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier event to take place in the first quarter of 2021!

*Duelists are only allowed to participate in one (1) Remote Duel Extravaganza Sunday Main Event during the weekend. Once you participated in a specific Remote Duel Extravaganza Sunday Main Event during that weekend, you are not allowed to participate in any other. Duelists who participate in multiple Remote Duel Extravaganza Sunday Main Events during the same weekend may be disqualified and risk suspension from KDE Organized Play.

Q: When and where is the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event going to take place?

A: The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event will take place simultaneously on Sunday, November 22nd across different countries in the Americas. All events will start at 10:00 AM local time.

A list of locations for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Events can be found online on this page.

Q: When do I turn in my Deck list for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: At the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event we will be collecting your Deck List at registration.  This means that you must have a completed Deck List via Neuron and ready to hand in a screenshot of your Deck List when you register for the Main Event.  There will be one exception to this. Once a Deck List has been submitted it can no longer be changed.

Q: When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A:  Registration to the Sunday Main Event will start on Sunday Nov 22nd at 8AM local time, registration will close at 9:30AM local time and event will start promptly at 10AM. Duelists will also have the chance to pre-register on Saturday Nov 21st by contacting the TO for the event via Discrod from 3PM-7PM local time, Duelists who pre-register and have not won an invite must pay the full entry fee to the Sunday Main Event.  Duelists who have won an invite via one of the Saturday Public Events will receive free entry into the Sunday Main Event and will be placed on the invite list for the tournament automatically by the event staff. Note that being on the invite list DOES NOT automatically register you for the Sunday Main Event tournament. You will still need to follow the above registration process. (Duelists who receive free entry into the tournament will not receive participation packs for entering the Main Event).  Please make sure to inform your TO that you have won free entry into the Sunday Main Event via a Saturday Public Event so that the TO may verify your invite and grant you free entry.

Q: What is the attendance capacity for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: Each Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event will have a limit of 256 players. It is advised that you log in early enough into your corresponding Discord Sever to register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event so that you can ensure a spot in the event.

Q: How much does it cost to enter the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: The Main Event is free to Duelists who earned an invite to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event by winning at least one of the Public Events held on Saturday, November 21st, 2020 at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza of their country of residence, however, they will not receive any participation booster packs. Invite holders can also choose to receive the three (3) booster packs as long as they pay the entry fee.

The registration fee for Duelists that did not earn an invite is the equivalent of three (3) booster packs in their country. With your entry fee, you will receive three (3) booster packs.

Please contact your individual Tournament Organizer for details on how to pay your entry fee and secure a spot in your country’s Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event.

Q: What is the format for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event tournaments are Constructed events, which means each Duelist must have his or her own Deck in order to compete. Decks must be constructed according to the latest Advanced Format guidelines. (See here for more information: http://www.yugioh-card.com/lat-am/limited/index.html#limited_adv). You will need to make sure your Deck matches the current format. (See here for more information on current legal cards: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/gameplay/cardlegality.html)

Q: How many rounds will the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event have?
A: The total number of Duelists will determine the number of rounds that are played.

 

Number of Participants*

Number of Swiss Rounds

Playoff Top Cut

4 – 8

3 Rounds of Swiss

None

9 – 16

4 Rounds of Swiss

None

17 – 32

5 Rounds of Swiss

None

33 – 64

6 Rounds of Swiss

None

65 – 128

7 Rounds of Swiss

None

129 – 256

8 Rounds of Swiss

None

All Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event tournaments will only play Swiss Rounds, with prizes awarded at the end of the Final Round of Swiss.

Q: What are the prizes for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: In addition to the booster packs each Duelist will receive for entering the tournament, prize distribution will vary based on attendance:

Number of Participants*

Number of Swiss Rounds

Playoff Top Cut

Prizing

4 – 8

3 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier

9 – 16

4 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier

17 – 32

5 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st – 2nd Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier

33 – 64

6 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st – 4th Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier

65 – 128

7 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st – 8th Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier

129 – 256

8 Rounds of Swiss

None

1st – 16th Place: 2020 National Game Mat, and invite to Remote Duel Invitational Qualifier


2020 National Game Mat

Q: Will I need to complete and turn in a Deck List?
A: Yes. All Duelists participating in a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event must turn in a completed Deck List in order to participate. Please check with the Tournament Organizer of your country for additional information in regards to the Deck List collection process.

Duelist may also use Neuron to create their Deck List and submit a JPEG / screenshot to the Tournament Organizer.

To use Neuron:
Select and view your Deck in the application, then scroll down to the “Save List” button. Clicking this button will create a JPG of your Deck List, which you can send to the event staff via Discord for your event.  Please contact your Tournament Organizer for further details on Deck list submission.

Duelists can also download the official KDE-US Deck List at https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf. This is an editable PDF, so you will be able to type the card names in this form, which should help as your Deck List needs to be legible and complete – write the name of each card in full, and write down how many copies you have in your Deck and submit a PDF to the event staff of your finalized Deck List.

Make sure your name and CARD GAME ID are on your Deck List.

Make sure your Deck List exactly matches your Deck.

There is a very helpful article on our strategy site that will help you fill out your Deck List properly.  Just follow the link here:
https://www.konami.com/yugioh/articles/?p=3534

Duelists are encouraged to complete their Deck List before the day of the event by using the downloadable KDE-US Deck List and typing out all of the necessary information in the editable fields on the form.

Q: Are there any special rules I need to know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event?
A: You can only participate in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event of the country where you reside, if one is being held in your country.  If your country is not hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event, you are welcome to participate in any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event tournaments held in other countries within your Region (Central or South America), as long as the OTS is willing to ship participation and tournament prizing to that county, and that you are aware that getting your prizing can take longer than expected and might be subject to customs fees. Make sure to check with the OTS prior to registering.

 

Card Legality

Q: What cards are legal for play?
A: Please check the “Products” page online at https://www.yugioh-card.com/lat-am/products/ for the most current legality dates of Yu-Gi-Oh! product releases, prior to preparing your Deck for the event.

Also check this link for the current legality of all promotional cards https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/gameplay/cardlegality.html.

For this Remote Duel Extravaganza, we would like these cards not to be used as their effects cannot be properly resolved in a Remote Duel format.


Exchange
Amazoness Chain Master
Lullaby of Obedience
Gift Exchange
Yu-Jo Friendship
Parasite Paracide
Transmission Gear 

Q: Can I use OCG cards (cards printed for use in Japan and other Asian territories) in my Deck?
A: No, cards printed for Asian markets are not legal for play in TCG tournaments, even if you have a translation available.

Q: Can I use foreign language cards in my Deck?
A: You may use foreign-language copies of legal-for-play cards printed for the TCG market, as long as you can show an official translation of the card when asked to do so by an opponent or tournament official.  Translations do not have to be a local language version of the card.  An official translation written down or printed is acceptable.  If you want to use a local language version of the card as your translation, you must keep that card outside of your Deck box.  For English or Spanish language cards, you are not required to have an official translation (with the exception of Brazil and Trinidad & Tobago, Spanish cards will need English translation).  Portuguese cards do not require a translation for the Brazilian event(s).

Miscellaneous

Q: Is there any guidelines that I should follow for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza?

When Remote Dueling, the following practices will help maintain fair and friendly competition between you and your opponent.

  • Communicate with your opponent. Whatever is happening, let your opponent know! If you are unsure about something your opponent has said or done, ask!
  • Call for a judge if you have any concerns about gameplay, or technical difficulties during the Match.
  • Announce your Phases. “Draw Phase!” “Standby Phase!” “Main Phase!” “Battle Phase!” “Main Phase 2”, and “End Phase!”
  • Announce your actions. For example: “Normal Summoning Sangan”; “Special Summon Cyber Dragon”; “Activate Mermail Abyssmegalo effect in hand“; “Link Summon Cross Sheep”; “In response I’ll activate Ash Blossom & Joyous Spring’s Quick Effect”; “Activate Pot of Desire”; “Set one card” etc.
  • Allow your opponent the chance to respond.
  • Confirm to your opponent when their action is okay to resolve.
  • Allow time for any lag or frozen video to catch up.  Utilize the Pause/Play card included in your Duelist Gift to indicate lag.
  • Speak clearly and repeat yourself if needed, if your opponent doesn’t hear or understand you. Ask your opponent to clarify if you cannot hear or understand them.
  • Make sure your hands are always visible.
  • Make sure your opponent can see how many cards you have in your hand, without revealing what is in your hand. Holding your cards angled towards you helps with this.
  • If you or your opponent’s video is disconnected, freeze play until the video is returned to normal working order and call a Judge immediately.

Before your Match begins:
You and your opponent must each indicate the left edge of your field.

From there, indicate each Duelist’s “Field Spell Zone” Column to determine the columns from left to
right. Ensure both you and your opponent know which column is which, prior to the start of the Match.

Make sure all the following areas are visible:

  • All Monster Zones (including Extra Monster Zones)
  • All Spell/Trap Zones (including Field Spell Zone)
  • Your Deck
  • Your Graveyard
  • Your Extra Deck
  • Your Side Deck (placed to the side of an Extra Monster Zone is fine)

Cutting the Deck:
When cutting a Deck: Ask your opponent how many cards they would like to cut to, counting from the top of the Deck. Then, without changing the order of the cards, count to that number and cut the Deck. Opponents may opt instead to allow the owner of the Deck to choose where to make the cut. When doing so, try to cut the Deck about 50% of the way down to ensure a proper cut.

Changing Control of a Card:
Keep blank notecards nearby in case control of a card shifts to the opposite field.

If you would take control of one of your opponent’s cards, use a notecard as a placeholder for that card while it is in your control. Write the name of the card on the notecard.

If you would give your opponent control of one of your own cards, turn the card upside down and have it half visible on the top half of your field in the designated column to help indicate where the card is.
 

Q: I want to judge at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza instead of competing as a player – how can I participate?
A: If you’re interested in judging at a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza, please contact the Tournament Organizer for the event. In order to judge at a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza, you must have already passed the RC-1 test then also registered as a judge in the Konami Judge Program.  If you have questions about the Konami Judge Program, please take a look at the FAQ, found here: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/judges/judge_FAQ.html 
If you have questions not answered by the FAQ, please email us-judgesupport@konami.com.

Q: Can I get a CARD GAME ID number at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza or will I need to have one before I attempt to register to play at one of the tournaments?

A: If you previously had a COSSY ID, that same number will carry over as your CARD GAME ID. You will still need to register online at https://cardgame-network.konami.net/.

If you do not remember your previous 10-digit ID, you should email the Tournament Organizer at least five (5) days prior to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza weekend to obtain your correct ID. Duelists should avoid acquiring new CARD GAME IDs if the previous ID can be found.

If you have never signed up for a CARD GAME ID number, you can get one by registering online at https://cardgame-network.konami.net/.

Q: How do I receive prizing for events held during the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza weekend?
A: All prizing, both participation and top finishing, will be shipped out to Duelists who participated, starting approximately one (1) week after the event occurs by the host OTS.

Prizing will only be shipped to all Duelists who provide an address in the same country where the hosting OTS is located.

If the country you live in is not hosting the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza, you are welcome to participate in any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza Main Event tournaments held in other countries within your Region (Central or South America), as long as the OTS is willing to ship participation and tournament prizing to that county, and that you are aware that getting your prizing can take longer than expected and might be subject to customs fees. Make sure to check with the OTS prior to registering.

Players who are local to the area where the hosting OTS is located may coordinate with the Tournament Organizer to pick up their prizing at their location via curbside pickup.

Q: Will there be coverage at any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza events?
A: There will not be any online coverage at any of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel Extravaganza events.

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